UCL Population Health Sciences


Population Health Sciences BSc

There has never been a more relevant time to study a degree in Population Health Sciences. We're looking for students who won't accept the status quo and want to change the world. Now's the time.

Change your life and the world around you
We need scientists, thinkers and innovators to take on the world's biggest health challenges. Whether you want to pursue a career in public or global health, be a data scientist or an epidemiologist our Population Health Sciences BSc will kick-start your career.

We’re number 8 in the world. (QS World University Rankings 2022)
From COVID-19 to mental health, learn from academics and clinicians who are at the forefront of public health research. Via small-group teaching, you'll learn by doing — shaping the world around you with a hands-on approach.

Gain cutting-edge data analysis skills
Learn social statistics skills from real-world data that will set you apart as an elite social science graduate. 

About the course

Students explore the wide-ranging factors influencing health: the social and physical environment, individual behaviour, medical care and genetics. You will develop excellence in disciplines from across health and the social sciences, including epidemiology, sociology, human geography, social statistics, psychology and economics.

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This interdisciplinary degree programme has two routes for those wishing to specialise in advanced data science and population health sciences broadly. Both routes share up to three-quarters of the same modules each year. 

  • Population Health Sciences BSc comprises further specialisation in a chosen topic within population health on graduation.
  • Population Health Sciences (Data Science) BSc is made up of cutting-edge social statistics modules that will enable you to become part of an elite group on graduation.

Register your interest 

Be the first to hear about our upcoming Virtual Open Days in May where you can learn more:

  • 10am on 23rd May 2022 

  • 2pm on 25th May 2022

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